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stimulus plan. we are asking for you to give us your view. welcome to this addition of the washington journal. we want to know from you what is your view of the economic recovery the president talked about four years ago. here are the numbers -- you can also reach out to us via social media. the address is on the screen. for twitter, the address is cspanwj. or you can e-mail journal@c- we begin by talking about the speech that the president made four years ago in elkhart, indiana. it is part of the nbc news elkhart project. we will talk more about that. we want to talk to you about your view of the economic recovery. our first call comes from randy and new hampshire on our line for independence. caller: how are you guys this morning? things are going downhill fast. we are in this huge crisis. the recession is going on and on. we are lucky that we are not in worse shape in a severe depression. the banks keep doing business. things need to change fast. host: what kind of work do you do? caller: i am a diesel mechanic by trade but i now go to school. i go to
are paying them. i can't believe we can't use the marines in these situations. someone has got to do a cost benefit analysis. can you imagine the amount of money we have spent fooling around with these contractors that weren't getting the job done? can you imagine the time we have spent on this and the money that has been spent? i would like for you, general, to talk about the cost benefit of putting marines in our embassies and why in the world this is hard for us to get our arms around and where is the analysis that shows us we are saving any money. >> just to react briefly to what would be necessarily a much longer conversation. the marines are not -- that's not their role or what they do for the nation. could it be at some point potentially? i would hate to think we would make that decision based on costs but it would require a longer conversation. >> i guess my point is god forbid we have something happen in kabul. this would look like child's play if you look at the history of what's gone on in terms of the guard force at kabul. and you know, i want to be to rt would be necessarily a
. there is no embargo when the set -- the gresko -- the practice is over, except that c-span has agreed not to use video of the session from least two hours after the breakfast and to give everyone a bit of time to file if you wish. if you have questions, i will call on one and all happily. i will be the ambassador to -- an opportunity to -- i will give the ambassador an opportunity to make opening comments. >> thank you for hosting this. it is a long overdue exercise and i'm very happy to be here this morning. and to be given what i call a unique opportunity to address issues that we have been looking at. and i know that some in the media have been falling in the past many years. -- following in the past many years. yes, i have good reason to believe i am in danger, but i hope that we come out of this not in flames, shall we say. my bio is very interesting, but i have spent over a year in being a spokesperson for the pakistan people's party as well as in government as a minister. i resigned about a while ago. it is not difficult for me to be boring for an hour and not give you something. my intent is t
. and that is why it is so important for us to do the report that we did. i will give you a perfect example. you have loan officers at banks being paid bonuses and pay based on how many loans they created. not whether those were good loans. not taking into account whether the loans would later default and caused sick of it and losses. there were a number of different causes of the financial crisis. we tried to bring a lot of transparency to it, to report on that. we are also doing a lot of work in this area to say what has not been dealt with. you are exactly right, fannie and freddie is not dealt with under dodd-frank. but let's talk about dodd-frank for a moment. there have been reforms to our financial system, but there needs to be significantly more. one thing about dodd-frank is it sets up a framework. but ultimately not all of the rules are implemented. there are very important standards that need to be set by the regulators and treasury. because what we are worried about is trying to protect americans in the event of another financial crisis. we do not want to be in a situation where one
minister here. this is an exciting time for us. we know of his leadership through the years and we are really delighted to have him here. we are excited that he can be with us today. i would especially like to say words of thanks for our colleagues. we are delighted to have you here, a senior advisor to the prime minister is here. the deputy chief and cabinet secretary. the ambassador is here, one of my bosses. i have to recognize him. a great service for america and japan, we are delighted to have you here. and the governor from alaska, he is our closest state to japan and has the keenest interest in japan. it is wonderful to have you here, governor. there is a new word in washington, the new economics that prime minister abe is bringing to japan. we have to get ourselves started again and i think that is exactly what he is doing in japan. i would like to take a second, talk about the foreign-policy agenda. japan's foreign policy going forward to protect freedom of thought, expression, and speech in the asia-pacific. can you think of anything more important than that? this will he
will dramatically -- he will not be creating a food that is in front of you anymore. these are simple ways for us to nudge the biology of blubber and the right direction. sedentary lifestyle? if you sit -- your mortality rates increase is 11%. it is important because it avoids frailty. if i got rid of all the can see in america, we would live in average of 2.8 years longer. that is it. a little more than two years longer. what kills people is not the cancer, it is there too frail to whether the treatment or recover after word spread same for heart disease. we go around the world where people live a long time. what do you do about it? you have to push yourself. look in the wild. when you do not push yourself, you end up with a bony problems. osteoporosis. you have medications for it, but they are expensive. they do not work as well as resistance training. getting people to recognize it means reminding them what they used to do. here is a cheetah chasing its prey. watch what happens. ask yourself -- when was the last time you went at full speed? when was the last time you gave it everything you had
better shape to meet the needs of the banking clients in their community. right now, they are telling us, it is not so much too big to fail. they are worried about the cost of dodd frank, which would involve hiring a staff of people to do the work and they say that the big banks can do that better. we hope that congress would look at that. there are a number of other things in the regulatory area that are bad. if they carry it further, it will make it dangerous for community banks to get any in the game. if congress will look at what the real needs are in the banking sector and and perhaps make it a lot easier for community banks, we certainly would like to see them thrive. it is not, from what i hear, that they are too big to fail. they are too small to compete with regulators. >> take a look at the material -- the gentleman who asked the question -- it begins on page 53 or so of the report or its bills of the scale and the hope that this could reach very deeply into institutions. barry, you had a thought on this question? barry is with the commission and, it is with the consumer federa
of the nixon library. >> for a dvd copy of this program call this number -- for free transcript, visit us online. >> china is communism in name only these days. it is to preserve the power of the members of the communist party. the basically threw a lot of the ideology aside. it has now become a capitalistic society. communism now, they talk in great lengths about leninism and everything, but it is all about preserving the party's power economically as they grow. they threw -- the throughway the vestiges of coming as a long time ago. in north korea, is about preserving the power of the military and the kim dynasty. it has nothing to do with what karl marx envisioned as communism laid-back. if somebody did a fascinating book about communism and how it merged into asia in vietnam and north korea. the cabalism in the eastern european countries, that is a passing split. >> 34 years of reporting and insight from around the world, next sunday at 8:00 on c-span2 n/a." >> next, david cameron takes questions at the house of commons. after that, a house hearing with two military nominees. then the
can send us a question or comment, #firstladies. we have a question posted before you and we will mix those questions in. we welcome your participation. that is what it is all about. two terms in the white house. >> 1789, she comes to new york city a few months behind george washington. start by telling us what kind of opinion to american public had of these two people. >> it began with the revolution. at that point, when martha road to join her husband as she did every year, people would line up on every fence post to look at her. she said, i felt as though i were a very great somebody. she was somebody for the first time as his wife. the newspapers reported on how important it was for him to have her. they started then pared when they came back as president and his lady, they already had -- the public had an opinion of them. they were singular characters. other politicians were not in the same ballpark at all. >> give people a sense of how hard it was to make the basic decisions about how the new government would function, including this role. >> the decisions about what a republic
&a," with the former director of the nixon library. on the next "washington journal," talking about second terms of u.s. presidents, and the congressional research service representative discusses former presidents of the united states, including pensions and presidential libraries. "washington journal," at 7:00 a.m. on c-span. >> i think the women themselves in many cases were interested in politics but had no vehicle to express that in their own lives, so they were attracted to men who were going to become politically active or were already politically active. >> what i find intriguing is probably half of them, historically, i think half of these women would be unrecognizable to most men and women on the street. >> this president's day, c-span airs its new series. historians, chiefs of staff, curators, and others exploring the ladies who served as first lady, from martha washington to michelle obama. season one begins monday night on c-span, c-span radio, and c- and watch the program live at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> british prime minister david cameron talked about the horse meat sca
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